VAT - Highlights / Catch Notes
VAT - Unreasonable delay in completion of reassessment - It is thus clear...
VAT and Sales Tax
Unreasonable delay in completion of reassessment - It is thus clear that even if the notice was issued within the prescribed period of limitation, inordinate/unreasonable delay in completing the proceedings would vitiate the same. In the present case, there is no explanation as to why it has taken more than six years after the issuance of the first notice on 23.07.2014 to issue the second notice on 23.06.2020 while proceeding to pass the impugned order on 05.02.2021 after almost 10 years from the deemed assessment - Demand and order set aside - HC